"Comical Processing," features drawings by award-winning cartoonist Jerry King. It’s our way of letting you take a break from all the serious stuff you deal with at work — by coming up with appropriate light-hearted captions.
I came in well under budget and before deadline.
"Steve, why so glum, it was an honest mistake...so you thought it was a model plant contest and not a model plane contest." Submitted by Faith D., South Euclid, Ohio
"The scaling function in the Holodeck program still has a bug in it." Submitted by Todd A. Brun, Phoenix, Ariz.
"This Is a big plant And your car is so little." Submitted by Donald Drummond, Clarksburg, W. Va.
"Coming to theaters July 2009, 'Honey, I shrunk the plant'....A new sequel to the ever popular 'Honey I Shrunk the Kids.'" Submitted by Faith D., South Euclid, Ohio
"So this is how they expect to get even more work out of us?!" Submitted by Shirley Grover, Towanda, Pa.
"No, it doesn't make me feel better that you can get hardhats that fit ferrets." Submitted by Glenn M., Longview, Texas
"I told you it was 1/4" = 1 foot." Submitted by Robert Nester
"This new 3-D design/visualization package might be cool, but it makes me nervous." Submitted by Bruce D. Bullough, Lake Elmo, Minn.
"I don't think this is what the CSB had in mind when they recommended we reduce our inventory of dangerous chemicals." Submitted by Scott M., South Charleston, W. Va.
"Joe, that’s not what I meant when I told you to downsize your department." Submitted by Eric Leaver, Melville, N.Y.
"Nice. So, when are we getting our test lot of (ABC Product)?" Submitted by Jeff Welch
"OK, I'm here. Start 'er up." Submitted by Jeff Welch
"So, how’s that Cap-and-Trade thing working out for you?" Submitted by Kirby H., Barberton, Ohio
"Is this really our Process Engineer's approach to reducing the Environmental Impact?!" Submitted by Denis A Anderson, Scotland
"I picked up this non-green coffee maker for pennies on the billion at the White House lawn sale." Submitted by Norman Brock, San Antonio, Texas
"Joe, that's not what I meant when I asked you for a model of the process!" Submitted by Eric S., Magnolia, Ark.
"This wasn’t what I had in mind when I said, ”Let’s go to a micro-brewery after work . . ." Submitted by Todd Perkins
"I never thought we would outgrow this facility – maybe we should go back to chemicals instead of pharma." Submitted by Larry Cummings, Cedar City, Utah
"We are giants and the plant looks so small." Submitted by Donald Drummond, Clarksburg, W. Va.
"Downsizing or process intensification? Both, downsizing for the auto and process intensification for the fermentation!" Submitted by Phineas
"We must be in OZ....where are all the munchkins?" Submitted by Doris, Pine Brook, N.J.
"Jeff, I think there might be a leak in the growth hormone production line." Submitted by Adrien S.
"I see we're STILL a little short on production!" Submitted by Jim McDow, Augusta, Ga.
"We’re still creating too much pollution." Submitted by Mervin Archer, Grove, Okla.
"OK. Looks great. When do we start hiring the 2 year-olds to start running it?" Submitted by Greg, Pittsburgh, Pa.
"So let me get this straight...... this is a nana-brewery?" Submitted by Greg, Pittsburgh, Pa.
"Well, management wanted a plant they could just pick up and move to China. I guess engineering gave them what they wanted." Submitted by Greg, Pittsburgh, Pa.
"So this is what they meant by “downsizing”!" Submitted by Rick Staley, Maryville, Mo.
"I’ll bet my PhD that the mouse can’t beat this trap." Submitted by Jeff Richards, Geismar, La.
"Well Bob, that's not exactly what I had in mind when I asked for the best way to achieve single piece flow for our operations." Submitted by Paul H., McGaheysville, Va.
"I told you not to wash it in hot water!" Submitted by Shirley Grover, Towanda, Pa.
"I'll tell HR we are not going to need as many new-hires as I thought." Submitted by Tyrone Riley, Norwood, Ohio
"You weren't kidding when you said we would scale down to cut costs." Submitted by Louis Palazzo, Quebec, Canada
"THIS ought to shut up all those skeptics of my nano-technology! " Submitted by Mike R. Metzger
"That’s the pilot plant? How freakin small is the pilot?" Submitted by Kevin A. Wilke
"Hey! I can see my house from here!" Submitted by Kevin A. Wilke
"When I said to scale down the project, this wasn’t what I had in mind." Submitted by Robert Andrew
"At least from up here we can see the cloud from the leaking valve." Submitted by Steve Ankabrandt
"That's the last time we let R&D pick the office coffee machine." Submitted by Mike R. Metzger
"Now this is what I call reducing the environmental footprint..." Submitted by Chuck D, Pasadena, Texas
"No Ozone emissions, but haven’t quite stopped the Twilight Zone emissions." Submitted by John Patterson, Borger, Texas
"Gee, at least the model car looks nice." Submitted by Chuck D., Pasadena, Texas
"This isn’t what I had in mind when I asked them to minimize the risks!" Submitted by Randy Scott
"I think somebody misread the scale on the drawing!!" Submitted by Ron Dixon, Hastings, Neb.
"Talk about downsizing - don't you think this is a little extreme?" Submitted by Mary Ellen Abel
"It looked a lot bigger in the ad’s picture." Submitted by Harold Paine
"Hi George - Downsizing sure does work in the present Credit Crunch climate! " Submitted by Shailesh Purohit
"When you said the new plant was going to be the model of efficiency, you were being completely literal, weren't you?!" Submitted by Norm Rath
"OK, so which one of us is going to play Godzilla today?" Submitted by Rob Falconer, Lakeland, Fla.
"Gee, I always get confused between inches and centimeters." Submitted by Rob Falconer, Lakeland, Fla.
"Ermm...not quite the downsizing I had in mind, George." Submitted by Harry Jackson, Cairns Qld Australia
"So this is what they mean by Bird's Eye view." Submitted by Cliff R., North Ridgeville, Ohio
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